In New Filing, Smollett's Attorneys Say Police Choice To Hold Costly Investigation Was Not His FaultIn a court filing Wednesday, attorneys for Jussie Smollett reiterated their claims of his innocence -- but claimed that if he had made false statements about being the victim of a hate crime, there was no way he could have known or controlled how extensively police would investigate or how much it would cost.
The Cost Dedicated To The Smollett Investigation"Those are resources and time spent that we can never get back and we can utilize for another investigation."
'Miscommunication' Gets Alderman's Girlfriend Arrested"He was so nice and polite to me to help by giving me his car. I didn't expect to get arrested."
Merrillville Priest Made Up August Attack; Now Being Investigated For Child Sex AbuseA Merrillville priest has been placed on administrative leave, after police confirmed he lied about being beaten at his church in August.
Woman Falsely Reports Robbery Of Wallet, Wedding RingsNaperville Police charged the a Plainfield woman on Friday for falsely reporting the robbery of her wallet and wedding rings.
Woman Charged With Lying About Baby Being In Stolen CarA woman was arrested after she lied to police about her baby being inside her car when it was stolen Tuesday morning in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood.
Off-Duty Cop On Trial For Fake 911 Call After Being Pulled Over In Niles“Do you know who I am?” Cook County prosecutors said the tipsy off-duty tactical Chicago Police officer boasted, slurring his words in the early morning hours of Nov. 5, 2010.
Cop Accused Of Calling In Fake Bar Fight To Escape DUI ArrestA Chicago Police officer falsely reported a raucous bar fight so he could avoid a possible DUI arrest in northwest suburban Niles, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday.
Police: Woman Made Up Story Of Crystal Lake AttackA woman could be in big trouble after Crystal Lake police say she made up a story about being attacked in an alley in the northwest suburb.
Stolen Car Report Lands Woman In JailA tangled web of lies landed a South Side woman in Cook County Jail after she tried to cover up a romantic affair, prosecutors say.
Woman Charged With Lying About RobberyA River Forest woman was charged with a Class 4 felony last week after allegedly filing a false report that she had been robbed at gunpoint.